Aloe is a genus containing about 400 species of flowering succulent plants. The most common and well known of these is Aloe vera, or "true aloe". The genus is native to Africa, and is common in South Africa's Cape Province, the mountains of tropical Africa, and neighbouring areas such as Madagascar, the Arabian peninsula, and the islands of Africa.
Plants form dense tufts. The stems are slightly woody with erect leaves that are narrow and grass like. Small teeth along margins with simple flower spikes with rounded racemes and long narrow red flowers.
USDA Climate Zone - 8
Season to Sow - Spring
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